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Old Dec 16 2008, 08:41 AM   #1
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Here we go folks, the countdown is on for Christmas (or similiar festivities hold at this time like Hanakah - hope I got the right spelling here but hopefully you'll all understand).

The game is relatively simple, I've found the presents but I need a tree to put them under? The next person finds a tree then requests something else to go up (example decorations or candles). Images preferable. Thanks muchly.



Next person - HELP, I need a tree please?
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I got the tree....someone else can get the decorations.
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We need a Santa Clause.
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not sure how to post actual image but here is a link to Santa Claus

http://christmas-pictures.org/files/...s_thinking.jpg

We need snow
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Old Dec 18 2008, 08:30 AM   #5
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not sure how to post actual image but here is a link to Santa Claus

http://christmas-pictures.org/files/...s_thinking.jpg

We need snow
Here you go, one santa a-visiting us....



Gone outside (hang on, d'oh I live in Australia, what snow? )



Beaches (well.....think Southerners have HOT summers )
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Okay, just to make you think......



TURKEYS are up next,
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Potatoes, corn, cranberry sauce?
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Old Dec 18 2008, 04:05 PM   #8
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Links to cranberry sauce coming up....Since some like my husband prefer homemade whole cranberry sauce and others prefer "homemade sauce from a can" (my daughter)
there are 2 links here...





btw thanks jube for fixing my previous link...

we need reindeer....

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That's okay, Emeraldrose, helpful hint for you. When typing the http:// in, type in [IMG] before and [/IMG] after the link starting with the http:// and the photos should come up.



Next - Xmas lights at night-time?
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Thanks for the Hint Jube
I have one which off the top of my head has snow, trees, and X-mas theme a gift from dad's last year I'm not to sure if I can find my light tree ones, some of them are stored where I can't get at them right now.



I think the orginal trees are lighted but I can't tell till moring.

Or you could call it an "Old fashion Christmas" winter time
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More Christmas Lights here
How about Stockings?
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I found some stockings.

We need some carolers!
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now we need some toys...
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Consider that my "present" to you, Emeraldrose and Ginnystar - well at least it's a helpful idea of showing off images (it was given to me so merely passing that "present" on to others).

OR

Okay, there's the kids fixed, how about presents for the GIRLS in the family (like mum, grandmother, sister or auntie)?
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Bath salts and bubble bath for pampering the women in our lives.


And a power drill because all handy women should have one!

What shall we get the men?
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Oo: I lurv surprises (I think)
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Pssst, Emerald Rose, you have to say what the next person needs to bring/find.
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Oops...thought I had said...Christmas Cards?
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next: candles, holly and mistletoe
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Here are candles, including holly and mistletoe candles (I'm cheating, I know).




How about some lovely wreaths for all the doors?
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For cards....I thought this was nice to send to internet friends...give em a bit of warmth.

Under presents for husbands...I just had to get this
when it came out....


As for a Christmas wreath...how about this one

Now how about some tasty deserts....
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Now that we've had some dessert... how about games to play on christmas eve?
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For those feeling a little stuffed from all the food, they ate and want to sit quietly without too much hussle, how about some boardgames?



Now for those who want to work off some kilojoules/calories, how about some outdoor games?
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outdoor games/activities depending on weather Christmas Day




How about Eggnog or Christmas Punch (Here we come A Wassailing)??
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Will I get him? Not before I do....

Football, anyone....(will accept any of the playable codes here - Gridiron, AFL, soccer or rugby, dependent on who gets here first )?
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How about some mulled wine after that exercise?
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How about elves helping santa?
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Ginny, try going to to http://images.google.com and searching for what you need to find a picture of.

Here's a lovely Christmas pudding with custard:


Do we have a crackling fire to gather around?
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A crackling fire hmm?



One New Jersey pig farm on fire. (Ducks and runs a la Anneli)

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http://www.wunderground.com/blog/cat...=2008&month=01 Best I can do. Ginny, try going to to http://images.google.com and searching for what you need to find a picture of. I have used it for hunting image first time I've tried to copy the link! "Shrug Shoulders"

Now for music by candles and fire. CD or other type of music?
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